Queensland Threatened species research grants – Round 2

Queensland Threatened species research grants – Round 2

Queensland Threatened species research grants – Round 2 provide funding of up to $100,000 (excluding GST) to eligible recipients for research projects to improve understanding of Queensland’s threatened flora and fauna species in relation to threat management. A total...

QWaLC Forums September Rocklea and Gympie

QWaLC Forums September Rocklea and Gympie

Keeping Our Volunteers Safe and Involved _QWALC Workshop ROCKLEA, Brisbane Sept 26 and GYMPIE Sept 28 Groups can improve their skills in  keeping your volunteers safe, volunteer management and how to keep your volunteers engaged. Supported by local groups this...

QWaLC Patrons

QWaLC Patrons

It’s an honour to announce the Governor of Queensland as our Patron! Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young AC PSM, Governor of Queensland and her husband, Professor Graeme Nimmo RFD, are delighted to be joint Patrons of Queensland Water and Land Carers for...

Changes for incorporated associations in Queensland

In Queensland a regulation has been approved (Associations Incorporation and Other Legislation Amendment Regulation 2023) which completes the implementation of changes to incorporated association laws under the Associations Incorporation and Other Legislation...

Deductible Gift Recipient Registers reforms

Justice Connect welcomes recently passed legislation that will facilitate the transfer of four unique deductible gift recipient (DGR) categories to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) from 1 January 2024. The categories presently administered by Ministers through...

Saving Native Species Program grant opportunity now open

Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water The Saving Native Species Program is providing $224.5 million over four years to support the recovery of Australia’s unique plants, animals, and ecological communities. It is guided by the Threatened...

Not for profit news July

A reminder to subscribe to a great free resource from Justice Connect https://www.nfplaw.org.au/ Some interesting topics relevant to QWaLC members are covered in their July e newsletter Deductible Gift Recipient Registers reforms...

Grant Opportunities July

Here are a few opportunities to consider The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment, and Water (DCCEEW)’s Saving Native Species Program. The Saving Native Species Program is providing $224.5 million over four years to support the recovery of Australia’s...

National Statement on Climate Change and Agriculture

National Statement on Climate Change and Agriculture July 2023 National Statement on Climate Change and Agriculture The National Statement on Climate Change and Agriculture is an Australian first. The National Statement presents a unified vision on climate change and...

An independent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

An independent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

An independent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is crucial for Queensland as it strengthens environmental governance by prioritising the protection of communities and the environment over vested interests. Traditionally, some industries have been viewed as the...

Fire ant coalition calls for government action.

Fire ant coalition calls for government action.

Fire ant coalition calls for government action. QWaLC has joined a coalition of organisations calling on the state and federal government to prioritise its response to the National Red Imported Fire Ant Eradication Program Strategic Review. The groups expressed...

Zoom with Tanya Plibersek

Zoom with Tanya Plibersek

Queensland Conservation Council invites you to join the National Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek next week on zoom. This is an opportunity for you to be part of a collective voice advocating for change in environmental conservation and climate action. By...

QWaLC welcomes further red tape reduction

In another big win for red tape reduction, charities registered with the ACNC who plan to fundraise in Queensland no longer need to register separately with the QLD Office of Fair Trading. From May 1, 2023, charities intending to fundraise in Queensland only need to...